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Welcome to the Church of Saint Mary Syderstone

Summer dawn at Syderstone © Jon Bunting

Saint Mary's is the parish church for the communities of Syderstone, Barmer, Blenheim Park and Wicken Green Village. Click here for How to Find Us.
The church is open every day of the year during daylight hours and vistors are always welcome. We've recently erected large signs on the Docking Road to make the church easier to find.
A historic round tower church of Norman origins in its present form, people have been coming to worship, meet together, celebrate Christmas, Lent, Easter and Harvest, be married, unite at christenings, and pay respect to family and friends at funerals, for around thirty generations.

Services at St Mary's

1st Sunday in month 11.00am Eucharist (Rector)

2nd Sunday in month 11.00am Morning Worship (Worship Assistant)

3rd Sunday in month 11.00am Eucharist (Rector)

4th Sunday in month 4.00pm Praise Service (Rector)

5th Sunday in month 11.00am Eucharist (Rector)


For occasional variations in the pattern of services, see the Calendar to the right.

In Khaki and Blue - talk on RAF Bircham Newton Memorial Project

We hope you can share our September 'Heating Fund-Raiser' for St Mary's Church Syderstone!

In Khaki and Blue An illustrated talk by David Jacklin - Chairman of the RAF Bircham Newton Memorial Project.

In the Amy Robsart Hall Syderstone on Thursday, 27 September 2018 at 7.30 pm - light refreshments from 7.00 pm.

Learn about life at RAF Bircham Newton 100 years ago, the antics of some of its larger-than-life flying instructors, the station's role during the last year of WW1 and the fate of the giant Handley Page V/1500 aircraft on standby to bomb Berlin. The talk will close with a brief summary of life at the station until its closure in 1962. Tickets £5 at the door to include light refreshments.

Please contact Dizzy Goff on 01485 578527 for further details.

Thinking Anglicans

  • Opinion – 22 September 2018
    Stephen Parsons Surviving Church Morale of the Clergy of the Church of England Richard Peers Quodcumque – Serious Christianity Sex, flags and the Bishop of Ely Andrew Lightbown Theore0 Talking of God to the church and in the public square Jayne Ozanne ViaMedia.News Is Good Disagreement Possible?
  • How Anglicans tipped the Brexit vote
    Greg Smith and Linda Woodhead have published research on “Religion and Brexit: populism and the Church of England”. The article, in the journal Religion, State and Society, is here. They have also published a summary on the LSE Brexit blog: How Anglicans tipped the Brexit vote. It starts: Two-thirds of Anglicans voted for Brexit, a much higher proportion than in the […]
  • Brexit: Why the Church should not stay silent
    This week, the Church Times has a major feature on Brexit, with articles from a range of experts, spread over ten pages. The following (related) items have been published on the website in advance: Bishop of Leeds: we will tell the truth about Brexit Bishop Nick Baines At a moment of national crisis, we must […]

Daily Bible Verse

  • Mon, 24 September
    Jesus said to his disciples: Do not be afraid, little flock, for your Father has been pleased to give you the Kingdom. (Luke 12:22-32)

Diocese News

  • 40 years of Norwich Youth for Christ
    Supporters, young people, staff and volunteers gathered at Witard Road Baptist Church on September 15 to celebrate 40 years of the local Christian Norwich Youth for Christ.

Statement of Inclusivity

Syderstone Parochial Church Council, which has the care of the parishioners of Barmer, Blenheim Park, Syderstone and Wicken Green, fully supports and accepts the ordination of both men and women as deacons, priests and bishops in the Church of England and in the wider Anglican Communion. As God welcomes us we welcome everyone to the family of our churches regardless of their age, physical ability, ethnicity, gender, or sexuality.

Church of Saint Mary

The Street, Syderstone PE31 8RY  07970 875052
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